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    Sale 7637

    20th Century British Art

    12 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    Gilbert Spencer, R.A. (1892-1979)

    The Mill at Stadhampton

    Price Realised  

    Gilbert Spencer, R.A. (1892-1979)
    The Mill at Stadhampton
    signed and dated 'G Spencer 1926' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 26 in. (45.7 x 66 cm.)


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    Eric Fitch Daglish (1892-1966) was an author and engraver, and a close friend of the artist brothers, Paul and John Nash, and Eric Gill who was a neighbour. His many illustrated works include The Birds of the British Isles and he also illustrated the work of other authors, including Walton's Complete Angler. Painting and dog breeding (he was a judge at Crufts) were among his varied interests.

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    Provenance

    Given by the artist to Eric Fitch Daglish, and by descent.